THE COZYHUNTER
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Jun 07

cut off


so today i got my hair cut. it was a big step for me…i know it is just hair. it grows. i’ve had it short before. but for many reasons, some good, some bad, i was really attached to my long hair. it had become a bit of a security blanket. i was comfortable with it and it worked for me. until recently. with all the transitions i’m going through i often feel like i’m being swept up in some tide…and i’m not the strongest swimmer. when i surface for air i’ve found that a lot of what i thought I was doing for ‘me’, has actually been for someone else. a construct of what I Should be. Could be. If only I just Would be.

So this hair cut although simply JUST a hair cut, became a lot more to me…and I almost backed out…even when I sat in the chair and my glamorous stylist took out her scissors. I almost told her to forget all about it. But I didn’t. I steeled myself and went through with it. and layers of my past fell to the floor with each tangled lock. I feel free and light.

I feel great.

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5 comments on “cut off”

  1. sheda Says:

    and you look beautiful too :)

    ps: please change your settings so that non-blogspot bloggers can post comments too! this has me logged in as my old account but it doesn’t exist anymore: my blog is http://www.littlemisskiwi.com

    love sheda :)

  2. amy Says:

    looks fantastic!

  3. leila Says:

    and i think your haircut is fabbydoo. it’s SERIOUSLy gorgeous. and i cut off all my hair, or brush out the dreadlocks, or put them in, whenever i feel like i’m going through a transition, too. somehow, it never is just a haircut; it’s way more metaphysical than that.

  4. golriz Says:

    I didn’t realize my settings were set to that! Thanks Sheda – now you can comment away. I love reading your blog also – takes me back to the days when we were penpals. Gosh you always had amazing handwriting.
    x

  5. Rachael Says:

    Well…….. Hello Golriz

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